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Smith Eyes Outright Lap Record at Hampton Downs This Weekend

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 4:58 pm | NZ Formula 5000 Assn

* 2018/19 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Se-ries Rnd 3 Speedworks Motorsport NZ Championship/HRC Events NZ Mo-tor Cup meeting Hampton Downs Sat-Sun Jan 26/27 2019 More >>

Sharon Van Etten announces Auckland show

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 4:31 pm | The Label

Returns with Full Band The Powerstation, Auckland, June 5 tickets onsale from 9am, Thursday 31st January from, & Remind Me Tomorrow More >>

Kī o Rahi Tāmaki Makaurau established

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 2:23 pm | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

An inaugural Regional Sport Organisation for Kī o Rahi has been established in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, to help lead, grow and sustain successful delivery of the traditional Māori game across the region. More >>

Kiwi Baker takes songwriting win for NZ

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 2:02 pm | Medicine Woman Band

Nelson based baker and guitarist Daryl “Chaos” Thompson of Medicine Woman Band has come out on top out of 250 entries in the Woolworths Songwriters Festival! More >>

iD International Emerging Designers Announced

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 1:04 pm | Dunedin Emerging Designer Awards

Entries in the iD International Emerging Designer Awards 2019 explore identity using diverse themes such as technology, war, sustainability and abandoned buildings through their cutting edge collections. More >>

Cruise ships protecting seabirds

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:59 pm | Joint Press Release

Bright lights on cruise ships pose a risk to seabirds flying at night in the Hauraki Gulf so the Department of Conservation (DOC) is working with the international cruise industry to help keep the birds safe. More >>

Love Letter to Nick Cave in Auckland Arts Festival in March

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:24 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

The Irish-French singer and storyteller-in-song Camille O’Sullivan will return to New Zealand as part of the 2019 Auckland Arts Festival in March with Cave, a new show devoted entirely to the music of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. More >>

Next Marcus vs Liam battle free on Friday at Hampton Downs

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 5:06 pm | Hampton Downs

One of the most eye-catching motorsport rivalries in New Zealand for years will get its next instalment on Friday this week at Hampton Downs, and it's going to be free for fans. More >>

Julien Baker announces BEING. as New Zealand support

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:58 pm | The Label

JUST ANNOUNCED! Auckland based BEING. as support for both Auckland & Wellington shows! Auckland on sale via Ticketmaster and Wellington via Just The Ticket More >>

Building a base to build the boat

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:57 pm | Emirates Team New Zealand

For the first time in the history of Emirates Team New Zealand, the team has begun construction of its own America’s Cup boat in their own purpose-built boatyard on Auckland’s North Shore. More >>

O’Meara-Hunt, Hutton & Richmond Claim Rok Cup NZ Travel

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:54 pm | KartSport New Zealand

* Rnd 1 2019 ROK Cup New Zealand kart race series Porter Group 2019 CIK Trophy of New Zealand KartSport meeting Porter Group Park kart track Airport Rd Hamilton Sat-Sun Jan 19-20 2019 REVIEW More >>

Sold Out One Love festival this weekend

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:50 pm | One Love

Twenty thousand people are expected to descend on Tauranga this weekend for the SOLD OUT One Love Festival. More >>

A Classic Celebration to Stir the Memories

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:16 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 23, 2019: New Zealand’s biggest and most famous classic motorcycle racing festival is almost upon us, with bike fans all around the country, and from overseas too, counting down the days to February 2-3. More >>

Australia/New Zealand Tour Cancelled Due To Illness

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 3:21 pm | Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring regret to advise that due to medical restrictions, Rodriguez ’s planned shows in Australia & New Zealand in February and March have been cancelled. More >>

NZSO presents a summer’s night of classical and jazz

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra returns to Wellington waterfront venue Shed 6 on 8 February to perform works by a diverse range of composers, including jazz legend Duke Ellington. More >>

Nostalgia & Coastella Festivals join forces

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 2:10 pm | Coastella

Over the past few years or so, Christchurch’s Nostalgia festival and the Wellington/Kapiti Coast’s Coastella joined forces to ensure their futures as independent, unique and innovative music events. The partnership is testament to their determination ... More >>

New Samoan Opera Summons Ancient with the Voices of Sol3 Mio

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 1:46 pm | TAPA - Tautua Aiga of Performance Art

Alofagia: Le Opera is a visceral, uplifting theatre experience featuring the powerful operatic voices of brothers Pene and Amitai Pati, and their cousin Moses Mackay – of Sol3 Mio. The trio will premiere new compositions by Poulima Salima and will be ... More >>

Waikato Museum first NZ venue for Scarface Claw exhibition

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 1:43 pm | Waikato Museum

Scarface Claw, the roughest and toughest, boldest and bravest of cats, takes centre stage at Waikato Museum in an exhibition dedicated to the villain of the Hairy Maclary and FriendsTM book series. More >>

Auckland Pride Announce Details for #Ourmarch

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 1:25 pm | Auckland Pride Festival

Auckland Pride is proud to confirm the official plans to bring together our communities for #ourmarch on Saturday 9 February. More >>

The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is back for 2019

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 1:02 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has partnered with Love To Ride to bring back the Aotearoa Bike Challenge for its third year. More >>

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom hosts live tā moko demonstration

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 12:18 pm | Horowhenua District Council

A live demonstration of the traditional Māori art of tā moko (tattoo) is to feature at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom as part of the Ngā Hau Ngākau exhibition currently on display. More >>

Dr Jane Goodall NZ Tour May 2019 Tickets on Sale Now

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:51 am | LOOPNews

Tickets are now available to see Dr. Jane Goodall on her Rewind The Future shows across New Zealand this May. More >>

Songs of Love and Heartache

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:26 am | NicNak Media

Kendall Elise will celebrate the release of her newest single ‘ Valentine Street ’ with an evening of ‘Songs of Love and Heartache ’ at Anthology on K Road in Auckland on Tuesday, February 14 - Valentine’s Day ! More >>

Dairy farmer’s ‘pretty special’ trout rod from Fish & Game

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:16 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

A Waikato dairy farmer and keen angler has won a handcrafted fly rod from Fish and Game - and he knows exactly how to use it. More >>

Brendon McCullum flips to Rugby in T20 Black Clash shock

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:12 am | Duco Events

Media release: immediate use Brendon McCullum flips to Team Rugby in major T20 Black Clash shock More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grant + Residency

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:11 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) and Auckland War Memorial Museum are delighted to announce the recipient of the NZSA Auckland Museum Research + Residency Grant. More >>

Flight of the Conchords to release Live in London

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:04 am | The Label

The Live in London album features 7 new songs including “Iain and Deanna,” “Father and Son,” “Summer of 1353,” “Stana,” “Seagull,” “Back on the Road,” and “Bus Driver.” The album also features performances of fan favourites “Inner ... More >>

Queer Films Take Centre Stage to Honour Pride Festival

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 4:00 pm | Elephant Publicity

For one weekend only, the Auckland Art Gallery will open its doors to Doc Edge Pride for a plethora of real-life stories that have queer culture at their heart. Ahead of their comprehensive mid-year festival, The Documentary Edge International Film ... More >>

Splore Festival releases performing arts programme

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 2:56 pm | Splore Festival

Splore Festival’s performing arts programme will include space cats, glowing faeries and a mysterious woman dancing in a tree. A flying wheelchair complete with acrobat, a girl dancing on wine bottles and a boylesque beauty, with muscles that sparkle. More >>

Australians in the hunt at Kathmandu Coast to Coast

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 2:02 pm | Coast to Coast

Australians Alex Hunt and James Pretto are leading the charge to be the first foreign multi-sport athletes to win the Kathmandu Coast to Coast longest day world Championship men’s event in 26 years. More >>

NZSO brings the best of baroque to Wellington and Auckland

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:53 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in February will perform in Wellington and Auckland two of the best-loved pieces of baroque music ever written. More >>

More cities and acts added to Milk & Honey festival

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:30 pm | Noise PR

One night Four cities Five venues Over twenty artists In celebration of International Women’s Day Friday March 8th 2019. More >>

Charmian Hughes: What-Not

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:25 pm | Charmian Hughes

London comedian Charmian Hughes loves New Zealand so much she is back at the NZ Fringe in Wellington for a third visit with a new show CHARMIAN HUGHES: WHAT-NOT. More >>

Cooper Wants to Be the Man Firing the Bullets

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 12:40 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 22, 2018: It's tough when you're at the top of your game – everyone has you in their gun sights, wants to shoot you down and take the No.1 spot for themselves. More >>

Aktive Fund boosts opportunities for target populations

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 12:09 pm | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

Aktive - Auckland Sport & Recreation (Aktive) is delighted to announce the outcome of the third round of its Targeted Population Groups (TPG) Innovation and Development Fund, with $270,000 going to projects that boost physical activity opportunities ... More >>

All-Star Cast Named For Hamlet and Measure for Measure

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:51 am | Pop Up Globe

Producers of the homegrown international smash-hit theatre Pop-up Globe today announce the cast for its world premiere seasons of Hamlet and Measure for Measure opening in just two weeks. More >>

Announcing: Dota 2 High School League Season One 2019

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:09 am | Dota 2

LPL, New Zealand’s leading esports media company, have announced the first season of the Dota 2 High School League for 2019. More >>

Lime Cordiale - New Single and tour announcement

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 9:56 am | NicNak Media

Diving straight into the new year, brothers Oli and Louis Leimbach will be releasing their first single of 2019 titled ‘Money’ . Then it’s straight back on the road for a tour across Australia and New Zealand! More >>

Rountree Bags Another Major Motocross Victory

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 9:26 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 22, 2019: It seems these days that every time James Rountree leaves the race track he is taking another trophy away with him. More >>

New book shines a light on disability theatre globally

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 9:11 am | Ara Institute

Fifteen years of work in disability performance, which has put Christchurch at the forefront of research and practice in a growing global movement, has culminated in the publication of a new book for Ara theatre tutor Dr Tony McCaffrey. More >>

So Pop Locks in Resident Dj Nick Skitz at All Shows

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:51 pm | Frontier Touring Company

It’s the final countdown! In a matter of days the ultimate throwback pop concert So Pop will land in Australia and New Zealand, bringing the hottest acts of the 90s and 00s with it. More >>

Henare bounces back to claim lambswool title

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:47 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion woohandler Joel Henare got one back on leading rival Pagan Karauria as he won the Southland Shears’ national crossbred lambs woolhandling title at the Winton A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Two in a row for champion shearer Smith

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:45 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Shearing champion Rowland Smith has taken just two days of the New Year to reinforce his claims to the major titles and possibly a second World championship by winning his first two Open finals of 2019 over the weekend. More >>

Wedd clocks-up second Open win

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:45 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Mobile shearing operator Phil Wedd drew first blood for the Warkworth team as he won the Kaikohe show’s Open final in the first round of the second ANZ Northland Shearing Competition on Saturday. More >>

Baigent wins Golden Bay title

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:44 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wakefield shearer Travers Baigent scored his second win of the season and the fifth Open class title of his career at the Golden Bay A and P Show at Takaka on Saturday. More >>

Church & AP announce special guests for Auckland show

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:42 pm | NicNak Media

Kiwi hip-hop’s new kids on the block Church & AP will end the northern leg of their debut New Zealand tour with a bang in Auckland this anniversary weekend, with an exciting line-up of special guests and a new killer single, ‘Loud As Hell’ ... More >>

Broods Announce ‘Don’t Feed the Pop Monster’ NZ Live Shows

Monday, 21 January 2019, 4:40 pm | NicNak Media

BROODS are back and they’re celebrating by bringing their DON’T FEED THE POP MONSTER tour home to New Zealand. More >>

MAINZ powers Girls Rock Camp

Monday, 21 January 2019, 3:11 pm | MAINZ

This January, MAINZ is proud to again be hosting the New Zealand programme of the internationally successful Girls Rock! Camp Aotearoa. More >>

NZ Darts Masters Tickets Set for Launch

Monday, 21 January 2019, 1:45 pm | NZ Darts

NZ Darts Masters Tickets Set for Launch TICKETS for August's NZ Darts Masters at the Claudelands Arena in Hamilton will go on sale on Monday January 21 ahead of the inaugural Hamilton event. More >>

Silver Ferns Victorious in Extra Time Thriller

Monday, 21 January 2019, 11:39 am | Netball NZ

The Silver Ferns closed the Northern Netball Quad Series in thrilling fashion, holding their nerve to clinch a dramatic 62-60 extra time win over the South Africa Proteas in London on Monday. More >>

F5000 Racers save their best for last

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 7:55 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Early season standout Ken Smith (Lola T332) and fellow SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival category front runners Greg Thornton (Chevron B24), Brett Willis (Lola T330) and Michael Collins (McRae GM1) kept their best until last at the second ... More >>

Red Bull Defiance - Day 2 VNR

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 7:53 pm | Red Bull Defiance

250+ athletes battled six stages, across two days and 150km of the toughest and most picturesque mountain terrain Wanaka has to offer, to cross the finish line in the 2019 edition of Red Bull Defiance. More >>

A battle of champions at Wairoa Shears

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 4:47 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith got the year of his hoped-for second World title under way in good fashion when he won the Wairoa A and P Show’s Open shearing title on Saturday. More >>

Launch Party for Radical Archive

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 4:47 pm | Radical Aoteroa Digital Archive

Radical Aotearoa Digital Archive (or RADAR), a recently announced project to preserve the publications of radical New Zealand, has had a launch date set for the 1st of February. More >>

Red Bull Defiance - Day 1 VNR

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 1:33 pm | Red Bull Defiance

Competitors battled changing conditions from the outset as Red Bull Defiance got underway in it’s fifth year. Riders battled windy conditions and 68km of technical terrain across three stages, including 1570m of vertical climbing on day one. Teammates ... More >>

Karapiro National Sprint Championships 2019 Day 6

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 10:39 am | Waka Ama NZ

Friday we had 12 finals! Our adult divisions began, with Ngā Hoe Hōro winning the Premiere Men W12 500m. The 6 regions of Aotearoa competed for two trophies, the “Club Points Award”, and the “Ace Cuthers Memorial Club Spirit Award”. The Trophies ... More >>

Silver Ferns bounce back in Australia clash

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 10:34 am | Netball NZ

In a spirited outing, the new-look Silver Ferns showed heartening progress after being pipped 53-50 by the Australian Diamonds in their Northern Netball Quad Series match in London on Sunday. More >>

Queenstown Turns It On Again

Saturday, 19 January 2019, 8:03 pm | Greenstone Entertainment

Central Otago was again on song today, when the annual nationwide Summer Concert Tour kicked off in Queenstown with international music artists, SUPERTRAMP’s Roger Hodgson, James Reyne and Mark Seymour formerly of AUSTRALIAN CRAWL and HUNTERS & ... More >>

Marcus Armstrong wins first race at Teretonga

Saturday, 19 January 2019, 8:01 pm | Toyota Racing

Christchurch driver Marcus Armstrong has won the first race at round two of the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, maintaining a clean sweep of Kiwi winners across all four races to date. More >>

Smith, Collins and Thornton podium first F5000 race at Taupo

Saturday, 19 January 2019, 8:00 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

First race of the weekend for the SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at the Taupo Historic Grand Prix meeting at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park today and pole man Ken Smith (Lola T332) continued on his winning way despite intense competition ... More >>



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